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What is zone learning?

Zone learning transforms your educational experience at Ryerson. It takes you beyond the classroom and lets you meet and work with students from across the university who are creative, ambitious, and driven by passion. By becoming part of Ryerson’s zone learning network, you’ll get the right kind of support to create, develop, and launch your idea.

Zone Ready

Are you zone-ready?

Are you ready to take your idea to the next level? Not sure where to start or if zone learning is for you?

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Zone ready

Explore the zones



One of Canada's largest incubators and multi- disciplinary co-working spaces for the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders

Fashion Zone

Fashion Zone

Canada’s newest incubator for fashion-inspired business


Transmedia Zone

Ryerson’s ideation and prototyping space aimed at the future of content, across any industry

Biomedical Zone

Biomedical Zone

A startup incubator for biomedical and healthcare ventures located in St. Michael’s Hospital

Science Discovery Zone

Science Discovery Zone

A science-centered incubator focusing on evidence-based innovation. 


Centre for Urban Energy

An innovative academic-industry partnership exploring and developing solutions to urban energy challenges


Design Fabrication Zone

Ryerson’s interdisciplinary hub that incubates and accelerates spatial ideas, design learning and 3D production towards construction or business innovation


SocialVentures Zone

Ryerson's incubator for the next generation of changemakers, enabling ideas to accelerate to action creating positive and viable social change


Legal Innovation Zone

A co-working space for people who will change the status quo of Canada's legal system

Biomedical Zone

iBoost Zone

An acceleration platform solving customer-centric problems for student technology entrepreneurs

What zone learning offers you


Meet and collaborate with creative and ambitious students from across the university.

Entrepreneurial thinking

Even if you don’t think of yourself as an entrepreneur,  work alongside those who do.



Enjoy dedicated workspace — meeting rooms, workshops, studios, prototyping facilities — and benefit from business advice from experts on campus and beyond. Grow through mentorship from faculty, fellow students, and leading professionals and entrepreneurs.


Once admitted to a ‘home-zone’, make use of the community and resources from other zones.


Develop marketable and transferable skills in communication, collaboration, design, business planning, management and leadership.

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